|The menu at The Bullwheel, a lodge at Crystal Mountain ski resort. Was up there with Garth and Dana on a perfect, sunny spring-skiing day. We had fun!|
|The prime rib dip on the menu. $16. Came as described.|
|A picture of the meat. Doesn't look real appealing.|
|A jus picture. The light reflection makes it look like there's a goldfish floating in it in this picture (there wasn't). The jus overall is pretty oily. Good and herby (which is nice) but a little too oily, I think. 3.5 of 5 for this.|
|The view from our seat. Again, beautiful day.|
|Another picture of the dip. The bread is quite white and hardly toasted. The skewers were orange-yellow in color. The bread was dense: a 3 of 5. Could have been more toasted.|
|The horseradish was quite good. Not authentic or anything but good tasting.|
|No the most beautiful side profile. The meat was medium rare but looked more read. The bread is stark white.|
|The "money shot". Pretty good jus. Bread was okay. Meat wasn't good. Pretty bad prime rib in fact.|
|The salad that came with it. Good overall. About a 4 of 5. Good blue cheese dressing. Radish and julienned carrots for extra flair and steez.|
Overall this dip had good jus. The bread was only fair and not all that attractive. The meat needed A LOT of work. Garth ordered a dip as well and his meat was really bad and really gristly and overdone. Sure, we weren't at a steakhouse or anything like that but between an overly oily jus and bad meat, this sandwich was only a 2.5 of 5. For a prime rib dip it would score even lower. Not as bad as the one we had at The Game.
Bread 3 of 5. Dense. Very white. Not toasted enough.
Meat 2 of 5. Not good for prime rib. Provided too much gristle and did not provide consistency between well-done and medium rare, cut thickness, etc.
Jus 2 of 5. Flavor was a 4 or so but the greasiness / oiliness was a turn-off.
Overall 2.5 of 5. Good tasting jus, dense bread, meat lacking overly greasy jus.